Find a scholarship

You can search for scholarships in the Grantfinder database on our Study in Holland-website:

Find a scholarship

The Study in Holland website also includes information for applicants of the NFP (Netherlands Fellowship Programmes).

Recognition of your profession in the Netherlands

Did you obtain your diploma outside the Netherlands? Find out whether you need permission to practise your profession in the Netherlands.

Is your profession on the list below?
You need permission. Contact the competent authority that is mentioned to find out what to do.

Is your profession not on the list above?
You can freely practise it in the Netherlands. A credential evaluation may be useful for you.

More about professional recognition in the Netherlands

Recognition of your Dutch profession abroad

Do you want to work abroad with a Dutch diploma? Find out whether you need permission to practise your profession abroad.

EU, Liechtenstein, Norway, Iceland or Switzerland
Is your profession on the list of regulated professions? Contact the competent authority that is referred to, to find out what to do. 

Is your profession not on the list? You are free to enter the labour market.

Other countries
Contact the relevant authorities in that country to find out what to do.

More about professional recognition abroad

Foreign education systems

Download detailed descriptions of education systems in various countries in PDF.

Dutch versions of these documents

Or take a quick look at the Dutch comparison of foreign diplomas.

Dutch versions of these pages

Please note

This is a selection of countries: new countries are being added on a regular basis.